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The Way We Were - 11/10

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By The Staff

50 YEARS AGO
Nov. 3, 1960
Sandra Robinson, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Orville Robinson was crowned Homecoming Queen.

Cindy Jane Philips reported in the Anderson High Bear Tales column that the following freshmen made the A-B honor roll. They were: Glen Baxter, Linda Buntain, Judy Carlton, Betty Caldwell, Eudenia Casey, Charles Edwards, Margaret Flynn, Stella Franklin, Nancy Geoghegan, Tomi Housby, Kenny Phillips, Betty Sue Smith, Larry Taylor, Jana Thurman, Charlotte Bowen, Edith Decker, Judy Dennis, Glenda Hanks, Sally Ripy, Sue Royalty, Kathleen Smith, Linda Sutherland, Beverly Whitehead, Douglas Binks, Ronnie Camic, Wanda Chilton, Regina Cunningham, Darleen Garrity, Rosalie Houchin, John Stamper and Dale Wright.

President Jane Yocum led the Woodford Street 4-H Club. Song leaders were Skipper Stocker and Jenny Cook. Donna Crossfield, secretary, called the roll.
Mike Stratton and Suzy Cammack, recreation leaders, led the group in some games.

Mrs. Ernest Rose fell down the basement steps at her home in Tyrone Monday and received severe bruises of the body.

Judy Brown reported in the Western Hi-Lights column that Rita Gash, Elizabeth Satterly, Janet Kirsch, Joanne Kirsch, Shirley Wilson, Jeanne Blakeman, Jane McGuire and Sharon Turner had been elected cheerleaders for the grades.
Officers for the new Pep Club were Sadie Sea, president; Margaret Sea, vice president; Ruth Ann Hawkins, secretary/treasurer.

The home and 10 acres of land owned by Mrs. Hiliary Trent of Fox Creek sold to A.R. Henry of Lexington for $10,300.

C.M. Gaines, who was to be 93 in December, renewed his Anderson News subscription while he was in town.
“I have been subscribing to the News since I married in 1914,” Mr. Gaines said, which qualified him as one of the oldest subscribers, 46 years, the News was proud to claim.

Bill Smith was named to the State Agriculture Committee.

Deaths
Ellen Bond Hayes, daughter of Charles E. and Ellen Witherspoon Bond, died in a nursing home in Laurel, Maryland.
Carter Rogers, 46, nephew of the late Catherine Tune, died in West Virginia.
Mrs. Myrtle Duncan Phillips, 85, widow of Claude Phillips, died at a Harrodsburg nursing home after a long illness.
Raymond F. Richardson, 61, Star Route, Chaplin, died Oct. 21 of an apparent heart attack.
R. J. Sweeney, 69, Louisville, formerly of Anderson County, a well-known architect and general contractor, who built the Dean and Sherk Thread factory here in 1927, died at his home after a long illness.

40 YEARS AGO
Oct. 29, 1970
Marvin Ransdell received a severe injury to his right index finger last Thursday afternoon while at work at the disposal plant. Ransdell had just switched on a machine when the glove he was wearing got caught in the machinery pulling the end of the finger off at the first joint.
He was taken to the Frankfort hospital where he underwent surgery to replace the finger.

Five Lawrenceburg residents were enrolled at Centre College at Danville for the fall term. They were: Vickie Cheak, Elizabeth Langan, Samuel Conner, Bill C. Spencer and Byron Thomas Wells.
Spencer was social chairman at Centre’s Student Congress.

Nov. 5, 1970
Bro. Ezra Sparrow was honored for 17 years of faithful service at ceremonies Shiloh Christian Church.

Marilyn Collins was notified she was one of 18 sectional winners in the United States on her 4-H Dog Project and won a trip to the National 4-H Congress in Chicago. She was a junior at Anderson High School and was a local, area, and state champion with her dogs. She is a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ellis Collins.

Frank M. Drury, Sinai, made two tractors out of Model 28 commercial tractors. He made them longer, installed truck engines and used them regularly for his farm work. One, he named Lightning and the other Dynamite.

Kenneth Holt was convalescing at his home from a broken leg suffered when a horse he was riding stepped into a hole and fell on him.
He was admitted to the University Hospital in Lexington for treatment.

City policeman Garvis Birdwhistell was “high gun” at the Willisburg Sportsmen’s Club registered trap shoot, breaking 95 out of 100 clay birds from the 16-yard line. He shot 50 straight without a miss and 41 out of 50 handicap from the 20-yard line. Birdwhistell was one of 15 participating in the shoot.

Lydia Hodson, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Earl Hodson, was a first and second place winner in two of the 10 categories of the Blue Grass Speech Festival at Georgetown.
Miss Hodson won first in the “duet acting” category with Margaret Price and second place in “serious interpretation.”

Disney was the rage at the movies. The “Son of Flubber” was showing at the Capitol Theatre. Boatnik and The Horse in the Gray Flannel Suit were showing at the Harrod theatre in Harrodsburg.

Deaths
John R. Williams, 48, Jeffersonville, Ind., native of Anderson County, died of an apparent heart attack.
Tillie Ellen Barnett Carey, 81, mother of five daughters including Mrs. Ira Hahn of Lawrenceburg, died in a Louisville hospital.
Claude Newland, 62, Versailles, retired carpenter, died Oct. 36.

30 YEARS AGO
Oct. 30, 1980
Cindy Shryock was the new director of parks and recreation in Anderson County.
The 1975 Anderson High graduate had a degree in physical education from Eastern Kentucky University. She is a daughter of Cecil and Nancy Shryock.

Lisa Green was crowned Homecoming Queen of Anderson High at halftime of the Anderson-Henry County game. A senior, she is a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Tommy Green. Doug Shields, also a senior at ACHS, escorted her.

Anderson High School chorus officers were: Karen Hedges, librarian; Dottie Murphy, librarian; Lisa Hanks, treasurer; Jackie Harley, publicity chairman; Carlola Perry, secretary; Ricky Spaulding, vice president and Jessica Thomas, president.

Brad Hoskins was the only persons to correctly predict the outcome of 17 of the 20 games in the Anderson News football contest. Hoskins received $20 for his winning effort.

Deaths
Randy Harlow, 11, Tyrone, died at the University of Kentucky Medical Center from injuries received Oct. 11 in a motorcycle accident.
Virginia Frances Smock Warren, 41, died at the University of Kentucky Medical Center.

15 YEARS AGO
Nov. 1, 1995
Jamie Hanks, daughter of Jim and Edith Hanks, was cheerleader of the week. She had been cheerleading for six years and her favorite part was pom routines and mounts. Jamie’s favorite class in psychology.

Shea Brashear Whitaker received the W.P. Garrigus Scholarship from the University of Kentucky College of Agriculture.
She was attending UK, majoring in animal science.

Native Kentuckian and lifelong sportsman Tim Farmer, 31, was the new host of Kentucky Afield, the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources weekly outdoors show.

Deaths
Bertha Alice Mountjoy Grace, 79, graduate of Bryan Station Business School in Louisville and member of the Hughes Homemakers, died Oct. 24.
Frances M. Oldham, 65, Dawson Springs, self-employed business owner, died Oct. 29.
Joseph Edwin Shouse Jr., 86, retired route man for Sealtest Inc. and former owners of Shouse Grocery, died at a Louisville hospital.
John Willie White, 66, mallet repairman for a tobacco warehouse and member o the New Hope Baptist church, died Oct. 27 at his home.